Fundraising knitter is praised

Pictured Rena Stanley and Barbara Cox.

Pictured Rena Stanley and Barbara Cox.

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A dedicated charity volunteer has been recognised for her efforts which has seen her knit 1,000 garments.

Over the last 12 years Rena Stanley, from Buxton, has knitted cardigans and jumpers for girls and boys of all ages from babies to teenagers for the Chernobyl Children’s Project.

In addition to fundraising to help towards the children’s medical needs and to bring the them to England for recuperative holidays, the Buxton and Longnor Group of the charity also collect and send humanitarian aid.

She was presented with a gift in appreciation of her efforts.